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State University Teacher

Detroit, Michigan, United States
October 26, 2016

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Terena Rice

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Detroit, Michigan ***19



Two years of experience in a elementary/middle school classroom environment

Enthusiastic to work with students having special learning and physical needs

Demonstrated staying power in working with students of changeable abilities and disabilities

Able to work efficiently with students of diverse backgrounds and abilities

Proven record of maintaining privacy of students and district

Comprehensive knowledge of managing classroom instructional equipment, standard office tools

Basic capability in Core Subjects: Mathematics, English, Social Studies, and Science at High School Level

Professional Experience

Special Ed Parapro, Performance Academies, Detroit, Michigan 2015- Present

Established and maintained valuable working relationships with student, teachers, faculty members, and other district employees

Supported teacher in controlling behavioral and emotional occurrence

Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.

Teach socially acceptable behavior, as determined by the students’ individualized education programs (IEPs) by employing techniques in an overall positive behavioral support system.

Paraprofessional, Detroit Community Schools, Detroit, Michigan 2010-2013

Established and maintained valuable working relationships with students, teachers, faculty members, and other district employees

Assisted in accomplishment of primary set of courses by providing individual and group training to students

Supported teacher in controlling behavioral and emotional occurrence

Terena Rice

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Provided direction to student in independent study and corrective programs designed by teacher

Performed a variety of typing and clerical activities

Maintained records of educational and behavioral development as assigned by teacher

Assisted educator with non-instructional projects and duties

Helped teacher in implementing discipline

Assisted teacher in classroom activities for instance assembling displays and notice board information and operating tools

Receptionist, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 2001-2010

Answered 5 line phone to direct callers to appropriate counselor

Assisted Students and Faculty with questions

Distributed Mail for the office

Typed Correspondence for counselors to send to their students

Efficient in Word, Excel, Power Point

Community Service and Volunteer

Cass Corridor

Volunteer to feed the hungry

Supply homeless with food and beverages

Make care bags for consumers that contain personal needs to help build up their self esteem

Field Education Placements

Serenity Services, Domestic Violence Agency, Detroit, Michigan 05/2009-03/2010

Co-Facilitated group sessions at Interim House Shelter a domestic violence agency for women

Co-Facilitated groups at Genesis House a transitional home

Assisted in preparing a survey for clients to determine how to better serve them

Black Family Development, Detroit, Michigan 01/2008-03/2010

While interning at Black Family Development I co-facilitated group sessions with at risk adolescents. I had a case load of 5 teens that I was responsible for meeting with twice a week to set goals and make sure that they were taking the proper steps to meet those goals.


Bachelor in Social Work, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 2016

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